WE'RE GETTING A DOG!

We are excited to announce that we are in process of getting our own Lutheran Church Charities K-9 Comfort Dog at Faith Community!


The mission of this K-9 ministry is to share the mercy, compassion, presence and proclamation of Jesus Christ. With our own K-9 Comfort dog, we can increase the impact of our current ministries and places of outreach, as well as reach even more of God’s Kingdom in Las Vegas and beyond. 


What we are most excited about is that this ministry will help us Invite Others to Know Jesus!


The dates of our upcoming meetings are: 


November 8th at 5pm in the Sanctuary


December 13th at 5pm in the Banquet Room 


If you know of any other members who would like to be a part of this ministry, please forward this information to them! Remember, we need team members who will have lots of interaction with the dog, and we need team members who are willing to do lots of behind the scenes work, too! After Christmas, we will be conducting interviews for specific jobs that people have expressed interest in!


In the new year, we will discuss, as a team, what date and time would be best for monthly meetings (while in process) and then bimonthly meetings (after we get our dog). 


If you cannot attend these meetings, but would like to involved, please email mcdaniela@flhsemail.org

How can you Support this ministry?

  1. Please pray… we have a lot of work to do and need a great team willing to carry out the mission.
  2. Click here to support Lutheran Church Charities. They have the same costs that we do for having a dog, as well as administrative costs. Without LCC, the K-9 Ministries and Disaster Relief Ministries would not be possible.


Questions:

A lot of questions will be answered at the informational meeting, but here are a few frequently asked questions, that may help. Any other questions? Feel free to email Anna McDaniel at mcdaniela@flhsemail.org.

 

FAQ:

Q: When we will be getting the dog?!

A: It is all in God’s timing. It could be anytime from a few months to 18 months, but we have a lot of ground work to do before we get paws on the ground!

 

Q: I don’t really like spending time with dogs, but is there a way I can help?

A: We need you! Come to our meetings to hear about all the ways you can be a Ministry Partner.

 

Q: Can I be a handler or the dog’s caregiver?

A: We will not be accepting applications for either position for a while… stay tuned if you are interested in these positions. Please remember, there are a lot of things we need to do first. “It’s not about the dog; it’s about the ministry: to share the Mercy, Compassion, Presence, and Proclamation of Jesus Christ to those suffering and in need.”

 

Q: What is the time commitment?

A: Twice monthly meetings for all team members (handlers, caregivers, and ministry partners) - dates TBA. Handlers need more availability in order to take the dog on ministry visits and possible deployments. A high level of commitment is required for all team members to make this ministry successful.